Guilford is a private, Christian college located in Greensboro, North Carolina. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,429 undergraduate students. The Guilford acceptance rate is 91%. Popular majors include Psychology, Biology, and Business. Graduating 53% of students, Guilford alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $29,400.
NCAA Division III (with football)
Old Dominion Athletic Conference
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Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.18 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.26 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.26 responses
Most Popular Majors
Criminal Justice and Safety Studies41 Graduates
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching24 Graduates
Sport and Fitness Management24 Graduates
Health Service Preparatory Studies20 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
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Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say they don't have Greek life.27 responses
- of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.35 responses
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Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.18 responses
Guilford College Reviews
For the most part, I enjoy my classes at Guilford College. My professors are quite engaging and the campus life is great due to the organizations that exist for all varieties of students. My main problem with it is that discussion classes are often lacking, as people do not often contribute to class discussions. Lecture classes are excellent!
Guilford was such a wonderful home for 4 years. I wish I could go back and/or be a lifer. The campus was beautiful, the professors were the best, and the knowledge and skills I gained were unmatched. The friendships I developed have been amazing. The campus culture is so diverse, open-minded, growth-centered, spiritual, and just an amazing place to live in your fullest expression.
I'm an adult student so I cannot comment on dorm conditions or anything like that. My experience with professors has been great! That's the key to success at Guilford and lots of other schools. Talk to advisors and other students to get a feel for various professors in whatever your major is, then take classes with the ones you feel you'll mesh well with. I would definitely choose this school again if I had it to do all over again. Class sizes are really small and we call professors by first names. Quakers are very unassuming people and don't go in much for flashiness or titles. I've learned so much in my time here and I can clearly see the difference in myself image and my entire thinking process since starting my college career here. They stress critical thinking and boy, do I think critically all the time now. This is a writing intensive school so if you don't like to write, or don't want to learn to write, you probably should go somewhere else!